How To Make Your Own Compost Tumbler


Many of us approach composting as a way to control household waste. And while minimizing waste is one significant benefit of composting, gardeners can benefit from a variety of other perks by utilizing nutrient-rich compost to improve soil composition. There are many ways to start composting, but … [Read more...]

Cool Things To Do With Stinging Nettles


Don't let the name scare you off…nettles are used as a medicinal herb and can help in treating arthritis, anemia, hay fever and kidney problems, among other ailments. Dried leaves may be used to make a tea that is useful in alleviating allergy symptoms.  But, did you know you can use the plant to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Stock Honey As A Survival Food


Did you know that honey can be used for wound care? This is just one reason to keep this age-old sweet handy in case of emergency. You may think of honey only as food or a tasty sweetener but here are 5 practical tips on storing and using honey over the long run. Learn more about honey as a … [Read more...]

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream


May the road rise up to meet you…on your way to store for the simple ingredients needed to make your own Bailey's Irish Cream.  For a fraction of the cost, you can concoct a delicious substitute that you can use for recipe's and cocktails and just plain, old sippin'.  It's easy to make and you'll be … [Read more...]

How To Build Your Own Seed Starting Shelves


Starting your seedlings indoors is a great way to ensure success in the garden once the plants are transferred to your greenhouse or outdoors. But, you want to make sure you do it right. Here you will find very detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to build your own seed starting shelves. Check … [Read more...]

How To Make A Herbal Tincture For Migraine Relief


Lemon balm is a member of the mint family and considered a calming herb.  For centuries it has been used to reduce anxiety, promote sleep and improve symptoms of indigestion. Perhaps a lesser known benefit is for treatment of migraines. You can make a special tincture easily and have around the … [Read more...]

How To Make Pure Coconut Oil Soap


Coconut oil has risen to the top of the latest super-good-for-you natural remedies…and for good reason. There really are a ton of great uses for this natural wonder and one is to help moisturize your skin. Coconut oil won't dry out and leave your skin itchy like some commercial products. It helps … [Read more...]

21 Amazing Radish Recipes


Radishes are unmistakably pretty accents to a salad but if you're not eating salad every night…they can wither away in your crisper drawer. Thankfully, there are tons of other yummy things you can do with these red delights. From radish chips to radish butter, there's really no end to the creative … [Read more...]

How To Make Banana & Almond Butter Ice Cream (Paleo)


Don't you just love it when you find a super easy and tasty recipe? This one takes just minutes and  you'll have a delicious and healthy alternative to store bought ice cream. You can get creative by adding your own touches…coconut, raisins, cherries are all wonderful accents that can add that just … [Read more...]